In Memory

Robert Daufeldt

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Robert W. Daufeldt, 65, of Muscatine, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2016, at Premier Estates.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, August 12, 2016, at St. Mathias Church. The Reverend Troy Richmond will officiate. Casket bearers will be Jim Bermel, Ron Bermel, Don Stecher, Kenny Osborn, Terry Reynolds, and Mike Ryan. Burial will take place in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2016, at the Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the family in care of LeAnne Daufeldt. Online condolences:

Robert was born on December 24, 1950, in Muscatine, the son of Harold 'Sam' and Arlene Bermel Daufeldt. His first marriage was to Robyn Hogan and together they had two sons, Travis and Trent. He later married LeAnne Nelson in 1981, in Bennett.

He was a member of the Iowa National Guard serving for six years.

Robert worked at H. J. Heinz for over 31 years. He loved singing and playing music in Kuntry Kings Band and Double Take for 30 years. He also enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson motorcycles, fishing, and being on the water.

Those left to honor his memory include his former wife and companion, LeAnne Daufeldt; two sons, Dustin Daufeldt and wife, Abby, of Davenport, and Quentin Daufeldt and wife, Kahli, of Muscatine; three grandchildren, Avery, Cael, and Camryn; his mother, Arlene Daufeldt of Muscatine; one brother, David D. Daufeldt of Muscatine; and three sisters, Catherine J. Schumaker and husband, Randy of Pleasant Prairie, Shirley A. Christianson and husband, Jerry, and Sheila K. Williams and husband, Troy, all of Muscatine.

He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Richard H. Daufeldt.

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